POSITION SUMMARY: Walk Manager will be responsible for strategic planning, implementation and creative thinking to execute CCFA’s walk campaign, Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis for the Georgia Chapter. This position will provide leadership, vision and support to chapter volunteers to help maximize growth potential of the campaign.
REPORTS TO: National Events Director or Manager and Deputy Regional Director
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: • Develop and implement a three year strategic plan to show significant revenue growth in Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis • Identify, recruit and mobilize business and community leaders to serve as volunteers and sponsors • Partner with business and community leaders to implement Corporate Revenue committee structure • Develop and implement annual operational plan that includes detailed budget, team development, corporate development, volunteer development and logistic plans • Identify target audiences and build appropriate marketing strategies to recruit, acknowledge and retain event participants and sponsors • Develop a marketing and promotional plan to enhance visibility and increase community awareness and participation in Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis • Create and maintain timelines, budgets and logistical needs for campaign events • Manages and assures the development of campaign materials required for the success and implementation of Take Steps events • Provides staff support for volunteers, participants and committees required for the success of Take Steps • Tracks income and expenses associated with Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis
The essential functions of the job include, but are not limited to, the duties listed in the job description.
OTHER FUNCTIONS; • Maintains working knowledge of CCFA and its programs to address the mission of the organization • Attend all chapter Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis Walks • Follow all campaign policies, procedures and best practices • Assure proper use and management security and upkeep of CCFA facilities, equipment and documents • Other duties as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS: • College graduate with relevant experience • Minimum 2 years event management experience; walk and/or business development experience preferred • Proven track record in new business and volunteer development • Significant skills in planning, budgeting, and volunteer development • Excellent computer skills • Available to work evenings and weekends • Self starter • Ability to work independently with little supervision • Capable of building and sustaining relationships with a variety of individuals and businesses • Flexible and adaptable • Sense of humor • Articulate in person and on the phone • Meticulous attention to detail